Chief Financial Officer
With a focus on increasing stockholder value for technology companies and a passion for driving change and enabling growth, Steven is an experienced SaaS CFO responsible for 8x8’s global financial operations. Steven brings 25+ years of leadership and finance expertise that supports the company’s globally expanding business, with a background across bulge bracket investment banking, big four public-company auditing, and nearly 10 years as a CFO.
Steven has a distinctive track record of driving value creation for software and SaaS companies in both large public companies and earlier-stage, hyper-growth environments including Rapid7, VeriSign, Sterling Commerce, Elementum and PagerDuty. Before joining 8x8, Steven was CFO at high-growth SaaS companies Elementum and PagerDuty, where he helped scale their business models and operating execution. Prior to that, Gatoff was CFO at Rapid7, where he helped guide the company through its IPO and played a critical role in its global growth and execution. Prior to Rapid7, Steven was CFO of publicly-traded iPass, a cloud-based mobility management company. Prior to those positions, Steven spent nearly a decade in investment banking with Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Bear Stearns after also having been an auditor with Deloitte. Steven received his MBA with honors from Columbia University and is a CPA.